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SFGTV2
Sep 29, 2012 4:30pm PDT
was inaugurated in january, i had gone through pretty intense re-election and talked to technology and business world and i had a mission, because out of that campaign and out of listening and be part of tech crunch and thank you for all being here. we have a great conference for the city. i announced a 17-point plan that included making sure that we stayed on top of being the innovation capital of the world. what does that mean? it means that we take advantage of the companies that are here, the technology companies that are here, to help us improve our city. to help us find solutions to old problems. to create an innovative spirit in the public-private sector. >> are these some of the points? because you are going to talk about the 17 points? >> oh, yes. >> is that five of them or is that a preamble to the 17? >> it's a preamble, to create the spirit of the city and why we're doing it because here are the facts. 32,000 jobs created by 1600 companies with an annual almost 30% growth for our city >> just in tech? >> just in tech. when you recognize that for the city and what it means,
SFGTV2
Sep 28, 2012 10:30pm PDT
of that is technology. part of that is the efficiency of the building. part of is it is hoteling, but if you think about their traditional tenants and all the tenants in america get smaller by 30% without firing anybody, we wouldn't have to build any office buildinged for a long period of time. so what is remarkable about what is going on in the bay area, we have been able to absorb that contraction in the tenants, which jk put on the front page today and managed to overwhelm that with growth in technology and technology-related tenants, which is why what is going on in the bay area today is so extraordinary relative to what is going on in the rest of commercial real estate across the country. when we look at this, in practical terms, here is a prototypically way for a tenant in an office building. this layout allows people to reach a ratio of 110 square feet per person or over nine people per thousand square feet. this density, i think, is very important. it means a couple of things. first, it means that san francisco and other transit-rich locations will win over suburban greenfield sites, where proj
SFGTV2
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
. and introduce to you a man who is certainly no stranger to bringing clean technology to san francisco and electric vehicles, are mayor, ed lee. [applause] >> thank you, bob. >> you for your leadership. good morning, everyone. we are going to be talking about something that i have been very interested in, and that is mobility. the ability to have technology work for you, like this microphone. we have worked hard for a number of years. i had the privilege of working with gavin newsom in the past to during his administration to create the electric vehicle infrastructure for the city and began the conversation and the collaboration with the other counties to bring an electric vehicle corridor. it signals our efforts to support the creation of infrastructure to the electric vehicle industry. of course we have encouraged the private automobile creators to join us. today is a wonderful opportunity to do that with a bmw. any of you who noticed the labels in this city, you will certainly noticed the popularity of bmw as a corporation, not only a great company but one that is also on the cuttin
SFGTV
Oct 1, 2012 10:30am PDT
plans and the way the lobbis are designed to make these great technology locations. looking forward we have tied up the site at 5th and brandon as part of the capitol corridor project and what until recently has been a neighborhood that nobody thought of for office. but given the access to the train, given the access to the freeways, and given the sort of geographic dispersion that has been part of this tech renaissance, we feel this is an extraordinarily good site for a corporate campus in san francisco in the years ahead. the footprint is expanding and we feel this is where the growth in san francisco is going, not necessarily into the very tall towers that are being talked about in the heart of the transit center district. that from our perspective are difficult to pull off, given the size of those towers and the height of those towers. one last thing i want to touch on, given that thatis cycle is technology-driven i get asked three or four times a day, aren't we just falling into the same bubble that we did at that time? and clearly technology and real estate are cyclical and we w
SFGTV2
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
thousands of more jobs, creating an environment that will be welcoming of the new economy, technology, and innovation to reinforce what we have been saying. we are the innovation capital of the world. with your help and involvement. we would like to have the rest of the city picked up and be part of it as well. we think we can have that conversation. we will need your help. we will need you to represent the new industry. these companies are here to keep the dialogue and collaboration at a high-level going with us. it is the ongoing dialogue like the one we are reading about a new tax structure for the city that does not punish the inventiveness we want to have. i would like to open with that introduction, welcome all of you here. i think he will see and hear an exciting introduction of these new companies. they're going to raise questions we do not have the answers to yet, but i do believe we have the spirit in this city to welcome solutions with your involvement. we will have the ability to do this on line as well is in these forums. i will be part of the ongoing discussion. i want t
Current
Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
seems technology in almost every other realm has dramatically advanced, but i still go to the doctor and i still have a doctor fill out -- or i have to fill out a form before i go in and the doctor comes with a clipboard. where are we in present terms with medicine? >> well, we are still kind of practicing medicine the way it has been the last hundred years siloed by departments and body parts andologies and number two pencils and forms and starting to enter a new era where a lot of the fast-moving technologies that you touched on, sen at the time i can biology robotics, big date i are converting giving us a chance to change. take photos, share news and purchase things, have all dramatically historied and it's about to emerge in this respite diss rupp tiff age of new health care, a lot of challenges from the regulatory and reimbursement side and old barriers, exciting new potential to start shifting fast-moving technologies and health care. >> gavin: why haven't we scaled in you go to other technologies aroun
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
moving into equitieequities. what do you make of technology here? that was the leader on the up side. do you still want to be a buyer at these levels? >> maria, my favorite sectors are financials and industrials. i do like apple. it's our favorite technology pick. overall, i'd be neutral on the technology sector. >> erin, let me get your take on that. who do you like right now? you're cautious on this market. you want to play it safe, but who do you like? >> right now i'm looking at a lot of consumer discretionary, particularly companies that are more focussed with their sales in the u.s. versus europe, so not having that international exposure. one of my favorites, we love those telecoms. >> still paying the dividend. keep the income stream going. all right, folks. nice to talk with all of you. >> thanks, bill. >> steve and rick, get along, would you? okay. where were we, maria? how's san francisco? >> everything's good. it's gorgeous here. i didn't realize how hot it would be. we're following the oracle story. they made some big announcements here about the cloud. we have a market that
SFGTV
Sep 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
francisco have made innovations, technology and the spirit of enterprise and all those elements together enable a concrete relationship between paris and san francisco and even remember it last time, with had a virtual highway between san francisco and paris, we started this virtual highway, it had a lot of babies and a lot of [inaudible] in paris and in san francisco was created, were developed from this common belief that we had in innovation, in research and with the need of building economic development on new technology, on new ways of living and creating wealth and progress of the 21st century. and it's in this spirit that with [inaudible] that i'm happy to salute with all my friendship, we are going to start a new period of our links, our ties, mayor lee is a very popular man, a very popular mayor and i want to know first the reputation of the people of san francisco through him and through his progress. we have another common link, we believe that innovation can be noble if it starts many the people, so from the intervention of people in the democracy, a dynamic democracy, of cou
SFGTV2
Sep 30, 2012 12:00am PDT
more involved with physical activity using technology. we're going to spend the first 30 minutes or so demonstrating the wii. not only will we demonstrate how to use it, but we will doe demonstrate adaptive devices so that it can be an inclusive activity for all adults and children. my name is dr. chris thompson from the university of san francisco. go, dons. 1855. i have not been there that long. i am in the department of exercise and sports science. i think it is a good match for me to be demonstrating the wii, which is a good physical activity. i am joined on the stage by a student, not from usf, but from san francisco state. we actually talk to each other. this is mackenna. >> good morning. >> finally, i am joined by alicia from the independent living center in san francisco. it is great for all of you to be here today. people will be trickling in over the next half hour. we will give you a taste of what wii is like. we have set up the game. i will start by playing mackeena in a game of tennis. the interesting thing about wii is we use this little remote. just by moving our arms, w
CBS
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
began discussing expand the crime fighting tool called shot spotter another shooting that the technology could help to solve a pregnant woman sitting in a car on east 16th street was hit by flying glass in which police say bullets hit to cars and three homes. shot spotter can pinpoint the shots and alerted nearby officers instantly. >>> is an innovative system that this is out alerts of gunshots in the city of oakland and 30 to 45 seconds. tonight oakland urges the committees to approve $350,000 to expand to police want to expand the reach to 70% by adding free to mail and a portion of north oakland. >>> it is our belief that we can track enemy camp predicted if we can predict it we can prevent it and that is the attitude we're taking. >>> even those shots are was first used in 2006 evidence that helps fight crime is mostly anecdotal an exact arrest or conviction rates are hard to come by but even with the lack of data the public safety committee approved the expansion requests. >>> can you say that this 350,000 they're asking for is worth it to the city? >>> we have had several cru
SFGTV
Oct 1, 2012 10:00am PDT
at what we have accomplished today. eight technology companis have occupied or leased or purchased more than 800,000 square feet. 3300 residential units under construction in and around mid-mark. five new performance and gallery venues opened up the last year, with four more in the pipeline including atr's renovation of the strand theater into a 300-seat theater. eight new small businesses opened in the past year, as well as two expansions of existing storefront businesses, and more is on the way. let's take a walk down the street, because it's kind of hard to see until you really walk it yourself. that is why today i want to walk with you through central market block-by-block and talk to you about what is really underway. so let's start here. on our tour at 5th street, with city place, which has an apt and very appropriately new name. it is called market street place. the project will become 260,000 square foot retail center, which we expect to break ground next year. across the street, 950 market is a conceptual project, a collaboration of non-profit organizations, and art groups an
SFGTV
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
to transform lives through digital literacy. our big right now is the broadband technology opportunity program, a federally funded project through the department of aging so we're working in 26 locations, our volunteers are trained to be tutors and trainers offering everything from basic classes all the way to genealogy and job search. >> to me, a computer aon auxiliary brain, it's like knowing how to use your brain, how important is that. i think it's important and possibly seniors, it's important for them to stay in touch. er >> people like facebook or skype so they can connect to their family members or see their family member's albums from far away. >> (speaking spanish). >> what we like to focus on is transferring skills from volunteer to learner to help them get on to facebook, find housing on craig's list, being able to connect with friends and family. >> i decided teaching them what i knew and that got me into wanting to give back and to learning more and how it works. >> i discover -- i discovered that seniors need a lot of review. >> i am beginner so little by little, i learn a lo
SFGTV2
Sep 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
from riverbed technology, thank you. trent, thank you very much for all of your great work. jimena from bank of america, thank you very much for stepping up. [applause] finally, the largest body we have today, but one of the most important ones, one that today we have shared appointments with the board of supervisors is our youth commission. [applause] yes. i assure you that people from this body, as well as all the other bodies, will one day see somebody standing in my place or in the place of the people standing by the side of meat and their respective offices. our youth are important. whether it is public safety, education, free muni, all the things we deem important to make this city healthy. you are charged with helping us with the best inclusion and policies we can have to keep families vibrant, keep our youth a safe, keep them motivated, and keep all of us paying attention to our next generation of people who will inherit everything we do and will inherit the good things as well as the bad things. with your help, there will be less bad things to inherit. with that, angel carion,
SFGTV2
Sep 30, 2012 1:30pm PDT
are in negotiations to get us into our fleet so we can utilize. unless we do it with the latest technology, people will not appreciate the mayor driving a bmw. [laughter] but we are doing it for the right reasons. i want to showcase that as we lead this country into a thought process, a challenge that our major cities, our urban settings can have solutions to our parking problems, have sustainable mobility as part of our alternatives in the vehicles and car-sharing as a principle for us to join our automobile makers as well as our vehicle owners and rentals as we challenge the public to say there are better choices coming forward with our partners in the industry. thank you, bmw. i know that ian and his team are here to announce this thing but i wanted to thank our environmental divisions, our car enthusiasts, our technology. we are the innovation capital of the world. clearly there is a major role for our manufacturers to use that technology to figure out and provide solutions to our parking challenges, to the affordability and everybody to participate so that they can use all of the different mo
CNBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
% of the time. consumer staples did win the trade today. over the last 20 years, technology has been the best performing s&p sector in the fourth quarter, up more than 7% on average. that makes sense since qe 4 is about that important holiday season. energy and utilities are the two most underperforming sectors in q4 over the past 20 years. so with the recent run-up in the market, are there still opportunities in the strong performing tech and consumer discretionary groups? one of our cnbc masters found tech trading at deep discounts in relation to historical averages. take a look at this. ebay's p/e average 50% its historical average below. intel, 47% below its historical average p/e ratio. 94% below its historical average. that's the best performer of the group followed by ad agency interpublic with a p/e ratio 62% its historical average. there could be room to run in some of these names. we'll have to wait and see until all of this plays out to come. maria, back to you. >> all right, court, thank you so much. we'll be watching that. courtney reagan. stick around. we have a lot more headed
SFGTV
Sep 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
now. you have to develop that as a side project. prolynx is developing technology that get as round many of the problems with conjugated drugs and develop technology for the sustained release of drugs that you can control circulating levels and it's tuneable. so can you optimize it for each project. so with that, i would actually like to invite up aronora and prolynx. [ applause ] >> you have heard mention from some of my colleagues -- one second -- that time is of the essence and that we are in a race to deliver the therapies to the patients and we have a clock that reminds us that we're us on the clock and time is of the essence. i would like to invite the other four speakers up to help me start the clock, that will be a reminder of what i mentioned. 3, 2, 1
CW
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
in technology the number still falls short only 25 percent of the computer work force was female last year. and for women of color and numbers shrink even more. this 3 percent for african-american and only 1 percent for latino. with the change that. there's one woman is working hard to turn those numbers around. we have a new program which is the black curls code. it is great to have you. we need you. and how did you get involved? >>> i was really interested in science and math as a student myself a long time ago my guidance counselors pushed me and soy started engineering and majored in that the spent my career in the engineering field. >>> but you have friends concept should engineering >>> i went to vanderbilt university as where i got my degree. the move up to a bay area to work for a biotechnology company. i spent over 20 years >>> vanderbilt is a great school. i was thinking about my high-school counselor who said i should be a secretary and so things have changed a little bit i'm glad to hear that. had to get the idea for black girls code. >>> my moment was when two different motiva
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
this is a cool technology, but the reality is there is privacy concerns as well. >> reporter: you are correct. good morning, jon. very cool technology that once perfected will allow you to sit as a passenger in the vehicle of a car and while you don't have anyone behind the wheel. of course, i have my trusted friend here. instead, you will have your computers and sensors and gps guiding you to the final destination safely is the idea. at 1:00 this afternoon, governor jerry brown will sign into law that will allow google to test self-driven cars on the road as long as someone is in the driver's seat or someone to overri override. the dmv will govern the rules and regulations. google has been testing these cars in california for years logging 300,000 miles without an accident, according to the company. the company has needed special permission from local authorities to do so. that is no longer the case when this law takes effect. you mentioned privacy concerns. in the future, autonomous cars will share data to avoid collision on the road. talking about gps and sensor information. there is langu
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
says technology has progressed and now, it can block the renting of recalled vehicles and the companies they will file offenders. >> this is a tough line on this. >> she did. >> and now, for an update breaking news at 4:00 a young child is being transferred right now to a trauma center. she was hit riding her bike on a novato street. it happened near sandy creek road. there is police say the man driving hit the girl, you can see impact to the vehicle. the little girl was riding her bike. he is cooperating with this investigation. and that little girl is in critical condition. >> there are police looking for a mother who they say abandoned her 10-year-old daughter, police say the 38-year-old filled a shopping cart with groceries in a safeway eight days ago telling her daughter to wait by the exit with the cart until she drove up. she did and she saw store employees talking to the daughter. the mother took off and hasn't been seen since. the little girl is staying with her grandmother. >> worried parents trying to get information about the arrest of a middle schoolteacher that is facing c
KICU
Sep 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
technology that they're developing. >>> and play off fooer for giants fans get a little more real. tickets went on sale today and the rush now being anticipated. >>> seasonal will return to the bay area for your tuesday and a big warmup coming our way. i'll show you the numbers coming up. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. . >>> the company ma makes apple's iphone has sus pektded production. the fight involving 2,000 employees broke out last night. what you're seeing here is you tube video reportedly showing the scene. police say 40 people were hurt in this melee with to be related. . >> still with the new iphone meanwhile are not
CBS
Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the tickets the lot is on the easy to fight the fines. >>> technology can fail and does >>> the state senator change the rules with the law that is a victory for drivers the new regulations make it easier to fight wrongfully issued tickets. it prohibits the use a red light cameras to make money require warning signs and and snitch tickets when an innocent ticket recipient man not be required to identify the actual driver who committed a violation. >>> the new rules don't put the brakes on red light cameras it is still considered a safety told the driver should get a fair shake linda yee cbs 5 >>> dozens of balloons filled the sky to remember 12 year-old girl just move to the bay area when a car hit and killed her reporter don knapp in the bottle. >>> hundreds gathered beneath nevada was hills and sand marin i to pay respects to 12 year-old a a rat left >>> humanity that cares for one another in a grand way the pain of one family absorbed by the pain of all of us >>> haley did not go to school here she was a seventh grader at sinaloa middle school she was killed when her bicycle was struck by
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
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KRON
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. technology may allow golden gate siri ended muni writers to crack the code and it ride for free. the security flaw is in a very specific type of clipper card. >> a securities law has been discovered in the limited use clipper cards. it could allow muni writers and ferry passengers to ride for free. >> a new generations of smart phones could be used to essentially rolled back the number of trips taken on the limited use transit cars. >> they must have advanced the technology. they must little with the software program designed to rip off the transit agencies. >> the metropolitan transportation commission has not about this potential problem for more than a year. so far, a few writers if any have taken advantage of the fog. >> if we detected views who will make adjustments. >> today we are looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >>pam: gov. jerry brown visited the global headquarters in mountain view to sign a bill into law that brings driverless cars are one step closer to the road. he was joined by the google co-founder who was very passionate about the project. >> the
SFGTV
Sep 26, 2012 9:30am PDT
,500 jobs in last year. including 13 new jobs in the technology sector alone. unemployment during the last two years when i first began as your interim mayor went from 9.6 to 7.6, two full digit points during that time. to translate that means 25,000 san franciscans are back to work this last year. and according to the recent department of labor report, san francisco, the metropolitan area had the strongest job growth in the last 12 months ending in july of 2012, and let me repeat, the strongest job growth in the country. no. 1 in the nation. [ applause ] thanks to all of you. and i also want to just share with you something that supervisors and i have been discussing intently. because i know joan was going through a lot of the projects and so was mary and when we're investing in the brook and mortar and developments to also be sure, i think the most dynamic part of what our city is doing is that we're investing in our people. we're making sure that san franciscans not only go to work, but they are part of and engaged with us in all of these developments. and that, to me, is refreshing and
SFGTV2
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
. inspections can be done with various technologies, often by a robot... or personally by a technician on a bicycle. sensors detect breaks, cracks, and weaknesses in the pipe. man: we have roots at this cap lateral at 79. narrator: tree roots can grow into the pipe, splitting it apart. man: more light roots at 69. narrator: sometimes they may even find fully collapsed sections. after gathering the data, utilities can assess the need for rehabilitation. sinha: you have to choose the rehabilitation technique so that the life of the pipe can be extended 30 years, 40 years, 50 years. allbee: any asset has an optimal investment strategy. if you're making investments in that asset too early, or too late, you're wasting money. it costs about three times as much to fix a system once it's failed. so it's all about finding that right point where the dollars should flow toward that asset. narrator: but finding the funds to evaluate and rebuild these assets is an ongoing struggle. johnson: there is a gap between what's being spent by municipalities and water supply systems and what needs to be spe
SFGTV2
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in common is we use technology -- in our cases, an online platform -- that actually lowers the barrier -- the barrier of entry so people across the social spectrum can engage. you do not need to have a second home in a fancy condo buildings in this city. you can have an extra count that you want to rent out, and you can find access to travelers from all over the world who also do not have the resources to spend money on a $200 hotel bill who want to say on your couch, and that is really democratizing travel, not just access to travel, but also access to the tourism economy that flourishes in the city. >> i just want to address the technology point really quickly. we try and emphasize the human aspect of this, whether it is on the website or whether it is through the iphone app. other people use a device that we built, that lets you share a car more conveniently by letting the richer unlock the car with their smartphone. even with that, we really try to connect the people who are sharing because a lot of people to accept rentals just with the kit and may never meet the people they are s
CBS
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
. lots of road work. >>> oakland is going to put more money into technology aimed at cutting down on the gun violence. >>> they were approved last night to get the funding of $350,000 of the stands right now shot spotter's covers how the city and police are hoping they can reach or increase the coverage by about 70%. selling to talk about expanding the crime-fighting shot spotter a technology. a woman was hit by flying glass was from a shooting or police say boarded two cars and three homes. city leaders are hoping he this can help make a difference in cases like these. >>> we've had several crucial cases where the shot spotter data has been a crucial point to all of the police department to identify the shooter good application of the shootings. >>> it can pinpoint shops and network nearby officers almost immediately after it was first used in 2006. we know as of so far shots what has been activated in the city of oakland about 4200 times. 911 calls for the shots of rum account for up 25%. cristobalite and the community to report shots in their neighborhood. >>> shots were fired
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2012 3:30pm PDT
] that's an emblem that i created for the creative arts that come from new technology, i know there are fwraet creators in music and classic art, they are home in paris, that is where i will welcome them. you have beautiful dancers and the director of the [inaudible] is here with us today, there are dancers from san francisco that i would love to welcome at the [inaudible] vil in paris, but we too, we have talent, we have some talent, we have a lot of passion for artistic creation so it may be in music and theatre and painting, we are ready to share a lot here in san francisco and i'm happy to have my trip be with the first visit of a french company in the united states, the great artist had its head in [inaudible] that was in los angeles a couple of days ago, will be in berkeley tomorrow and then after that in new york of course, so there you are, that is how we are civilized together, how we are human beings that try to push ahead san francisco, paris, two cities that are destined to understand everything and do the maximum understanding because san francisco and paris beli
SFGTV
Sep 24, 2012 10:30pm PDT
into the details and the technology involved, along with the team work and the race itself, will be incredibly great for theppreciate. i want to think the organizing committee, particularly the racing committee and steve partly and ian murray for their wonderful collaboration with the city. they have been working with us for 18 months, negotiating from permits to the race to the details and with all the difference to the agency's credit to the coast guard and the safety of the racers themselves and the audiences along the water and waterfront. i also want to thank the rec and park commission president, head of the organizing committee, that is mark buell and carry mcclellan, for their excellent work for helping to lead the city side of it. and i want to thank, of course, all the racing teams that have made the decision to start racing in this wonderful day of hours. that will be, again, the first time ever that you will be able to see these races from the shore. the book to use the technology to get the excitement down, right on the boat itself. with that, i would like to welcome, and then i l
SFGTV
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the office of contract administration to enter into a fifth amendment between the en point technology sales, from 38.5 million to 54.1 million. >> same call, adopted. >> authorizing the office of contract administration to increase the limit from 51.5 million to $67.9 million. >> same house, same call? >> this resolution is adopted. >> authorizing the office of contract station to enter intoed third amendment between the city and cct technologies increasing the limit from 24.5 million to 24.5 million. >> same house, same call. >> this resolution is adopted. next item. >> item 20, amending the park restrictions between the hours. >> thank you, president chu. before us today is a piece of legislation that our office has been working on for quite some time. this is an issue dealing with oversized vehicle parking in the city, of san francisco. and we have been dealing with issues around oversized vehicle parking for quite some time in 2007 when i first came on board it was an issue that many of our neighbors had expressed much concern about, over the years, for the last 5 years, we have been w
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 8:30am PDT
and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we are also working on electronic bidding systems. another way we can reduce the paperwork and all the other issues tied with the procurements. i live in san francisco. i am a rate-payer. i really care about the way we spend our money. systems like this that will allow transparency, clarity, accountability, and efficiency -- i think systems like this need to be applied to all parts of the city. we really strive to lead and embraced technology so we can be ahead of the game. [applause] >> we are spending $15 million per week just on our
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. today's bill signing is a step towards a new kind of technology on the road, and it started with the governor being driven in with no hands on the wheel. no hands required as google founder sergey bry brin arriveda car that drives itself, to sign a bill that allows the self-driving cars in california. it's a boost for google technology as well as for those who have thus far been unable to drive. >> there are many, many people who are underserved by our transportation today. you know, blind is one of them. some people have other disabilities. some people are too young. some people are too old. sometimes we're too intoxicated. >> reporter: google says it has tested its driverless cars for 300,000 miles, and they've been safe. are you ready to jump into a car and let it take you for a ride? the governor says this is what california innovation is all about. >> and that's the essence, as i understand it, of google, being able to imagine what isn't and bringing be it into reality. so today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> repor
CBS
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> there is debate over how affective his crime-fighting technology is even with the lack of evidence the city still glinted oakland police of $350,000 to expand the shot spotter system. as it stands the monitoring system covers about half the city. the police want to expand that to include parts of north oakland so it includes a 70%. oakland police believe this technology will hopes of more crimes. just an hour before the safety meeting a pregnant woman sitting in the car was hit by flying glass. the class was from the shooting that hit two cars and three homes. by expanding their reach they are hoping they can cut down on incidents like these. >>> it's our belief that if we can track it weaken predicted and if we predict it we can prevent it. >>> shops daughter was first used in 2006. evidence that helps fight crimes is mostly anecdotal at arrest and convictions are hard to come by. the system is only as good as this community support. when it encouraged neighbors recalled by 11 of the hear shots in their neighborhood. >>> i think the weekend is one to be something else. a lot folks along the coas
CW
Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
that the technology could help to solve the pregnant woman sitting on a car was hit by flying glass in the shooting in which they had to cars and three homes shot spotter can pinpoint the shots and a lawyer nearby officers were almost instantly is it innovative gunshot system within 30 to 35 seconds. oakland police to expand shot but the network covers about half the city and police want to expand that reach to 70% by adding for sale and a portion of north oakland. >>> it is hard to believe that we if we can track it weekend predicted an african predicted we can prevent it. >>> even though shot water was first used in 2006 police say evidence that helps fight crime is mostly anecdotal but even with the lack of data the public safety committee approved the expansion requests. can you say it is worth it to the city. >>> to identify the location of the shootings. >>> so far this year ago and has recorded 3200 shot but iraq nations police say simultaneous 911 calls reporting live in oakland and mark sayers cbs five. will the 49ers have the catch montana to clark and the catch young to olin's but no
CW
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, san francisco. >> this really is the hot view of the innovation, technology, creativity. so we really wanted to be here. >> reporter: the style of the combination of h&m and american apparel with an affordable price point. a must-stop for the fashion forward in union square. who doesn't like to spend longer than five minutes in a store, it is just easy. >> i do it very quickly. it works for me and i like it. >> uniqlo opens officially on friday morning at 10:00 a.m., expecting to offer deep discounts on some of the more high-profile items. they are also unveiling a new high tough -- high-tech feature inside the store enhancing the shopping experience. live in san francisco, elizabeth cook, cbs5. >>> the city of oakland and the coliseum are both apologizing for a loud late-night rave. tens of thousands of people are attending the event on saturday night that lasted well into sunday. they will apologize for any discomfort caused by the noise. >>> another bay area sports venue will be facing the demolition. the city says they will plan to tear down the candle stick parks. the 49ers neede
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
the technology to shrink a nuclear weapon to fit on a long range missile. >>> in southern california firefighters found a body in a home destroyed by the wildfire. officials say the elderly man ignored evacuation orders. >>> two staff sergeants are going to be court martialed for urinating on the bodies of taliban fighters last year. three other marines received administrative punishment last month. >>> hospitals around the country are being given a warning not to try to cheat the government through the use of computerized records technology. the justice department and health and human services are focusing on what's called upcoding or raising the severity of a patient's condition to get more money. >>> and it is peak viewing time for a beautiful sight, the northern lights. these spectacular photographs were taken over the past couple of days in yellow knife, canada. doesn't get much better than that. >>> now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,558 after falling 20 points yesterday. the s&p was down three. the nasdaq lost 19. >>> taking a look at ov
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
. but nothing beats benjamin moore's color lock technology that locks color right in, no matter how often you wash it. color lock technology. exclusively from your benjamin moore retailer. find your perfect color with a buy one, get one pint offer. visit benjaminmoore.com/promo. >>> several bay area families not giving up hope. search crews will find their missing loved ones lost at sea. we have bob redell near the san mateo coast where the boat capsized just yesterday. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jon. signs of hope that those two men might have made it to shore. we spoke with a member of the family. they told us that last night they did find two articles of clothing. two jackets. not life jackets, but regular jackets between the pigeon point light house and the wreckage a mile north of here looking in the direction you are looking at right now. that is one reason both families are back out here this morning looking for their loved ones. so is the coast guard. one of the helicopters has been buzzing up the san mateo county shore line searching for the men. they were on the 1
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